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This 10-day China highlight tour is carefully designed which suits the needs of travelers over the age 50 with youth spirits. Mature tourists can fully rest on the unmatched levels of service and easy enjoy the grand site or charming landscape along the trip! On this journey, you will discover the historical splendor in Beijing and Xian, the natural wonder of karst landscape in Guilin, and dynamic metropolitan of Shanghai. 

Duration: 10 days & 9 nights

Destinations: Beijing - Xian - Guilin/Yangshuo - Shanghai

Starting Point: Beijing

Ending Point: Shanghai

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Upon your arrival in Beijing, your tour guide will greet you at the airport and then transfer to your hotel at downtown Beijing. The rest of the day is for your acclimation. Enjoy yourself in Beijing in your preferred pace.

Private escorted tour to Temple of Heaven, included in the World Heritage List in 1998, is well-preserved Altars buildings. Then go to Tiananmen Square. It is arguably claimed as the largest public square in the world. Later, go to the Forbidden City. This large palace building was built between 1406 and 1420, and it served as the home of emperors and their households, as well as the ceremonial and political center of Chinese government. Taste of Peking duck dinner at night.

Meal: B, L, D

Temple of Heaven

Private escorted tour to Mutianyu Great Wall by round-way cable car. This less-crowded section of the Great Wall is about 2.5 hours' drive from downtown Beijing. Besides, it is the longest fully-restored Great Wall section open to tourists. Next, have a pedicab tour to Hutong, namely Beijing's traditional alleyways, represents Beijing's origin, location or history. It is in these gray-tiled long lanes that families play, buy goods, gossip, and connect.

Meal: B, L

Mutianyu Great Wall

In the morning, first lead to the Summer Palace which is a royal garden most completely preserved with richest landscapes and large compact buildings. It was listed as the world cultural heritage in 1998. Later, take a high-speed train to Xian from Beijing. Be met and transfer to hotel at downtown.

Meal: B, L

Summer Palace

The famous Terra Cotta Warriors and Horses Museum is the highlight today. It's often referred to as the eighth wonder of the world which is an enormous collection of vivid Chinese warriors made out of hardened clay. In the afternoon, visit the Bell Tower in the downtown area of Xian. It originally built in Ming Dynasty and used to house the bells that were sounded every morning to announce the time to the ancient capital's inhabitants.

Meal: B, L

Terra Cotta Warriors and Horses Museum

Take flight to Guilin, be met and transfer to visit Reed Flute Cave near the downtown. Inside this water-eroded cave is a spectacular world of various stalactites, stone pillars and rock formations created by carbonate deposition. Then have a stroll around the Central Lake Park to enjoy your leisure time.

Meal: B, L

Reed Flute Cave

Take a leisurely Li River cruise, disembark at the beautiful small town famous for its Karst landscape--Yangshuo. At Yangshuo, you can have a free afternoon for your own exploration. Besides, the West Street is a must-go where shows lively nightlife with both Chinese and western styles.

Meal: B, L

Li River cruise

In the morning, take a golf-car-like vehicle to the countryside to see the stunning scenery, rice paddies, water buffalo and local farmer's life, etc. After lunch, drive back to Guilin and fly to modern Shanghai.

Meal: B, L

First visit the must-see spot Yu Garden in Shanghai's busiest downtown to appreciate its brilliant historical garden art and have leisure stroll in it. Then go to Shanghai Museum to know about the history of Shanghai. Later, lead to the sparkling the Bund and Nanjing Road. The Bund is located in the Huangpu District, the scenery line of Shanghai and at the center. Nanjing Road is a shopping paradise just near the Bu.

Meal: B, L

Yu Garden

Transfer to airport and fly to your next destination.

End of service.

Meal: B

What's included

  • Guide

    Private tours escorted by an English-speaking guide.

  • Meals

    Meals specified in itinerary as B=breakfast, L=lunch, D=dinner.

  • Transport

    Private transfers airport/hotel/airport.

  • Accommodation

    Accommodations with daily breakfast.

  • Other

    Domestic flights and trains listed.
    Admission fees.

  • Visa

    Visa arrangement. Please consult the local Chinese Embassy or Consulates-General first for the tourist visa.

  • Other

    Excess luggage charge(the luggage allowance at economy class is 20kg).
    Personal expense.
    Any meals not specified as "B, L or D".
    Gratuities to guides and drivers.

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